Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC
02 October 2006
2 October 2006
Pritchard signs up for MarketTerminal Mobile Messenger service
Private client stockbrokers Pritchard Stockbrokers Limited have signed up with
Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC (AIM: KTS) for MarketTerminal Mobile
Messenger, its recently launched real-time financial information service on a
mobile-connected Personal Digital Assistant.
MarketTerminal Mobile Messenger has been created for equity market professionals
who require live market data, news, analytics and email access while on the
move. KTS provides the service in partnership with Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard
(HP) and T-Mobile.
Subscribers to the new MarketTerminal Mobile Messenger receive a complete 'all
in one' package of KTS MarketTerminal delivered on HP's latest iPAQ hw6915
Mobile Messenger device at a cost of just £90 a month on a 24 month contract. As
part of the package, T-Mobile's web'n'walk professional data tariff offers
subscribers unlimited data access to MarketTerminal, other business applications
and email, as well as a monthly voice allowance of 250 minutes with T-Mobile's
Michael Fitzroy of Pritchard, commented:
'We are long standing users of MarketTerminal and welcomed the chance to have a
product we know and like, as well as push email, for when we are out of the
office. The ability to keep in contact with the markets and colleagues, even
when away from the desk, is vital in today's highly client-focused market.'
Dr Marc Pinter-Krainer, Chief Executive of KTS PLC, said:
'The feedback we have received from users of MarketTerminal Mobile Messenger is
amazing. We have created an end-to-end mobile solution that is leading the field
among financial market data providers. I am delighted that Pritchard's is
already benefiting from MarketTerminal Mobile Messenger.'
Financial professionals can request a free trial of MarketTerminal Mobile
Messenger by contacting KTS sales on 020 7256 2300.
Enquiries, please contact:
Dr Marc Pinter-Krainer Neil Boom/Tanya Feness
Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC Gresham PR Ltd.
020 7256 2300 020 7404 9000
KBC Peel Hunt
020 7418 8905
Notes to Editors
More about MarketTerminal Mobile Messenger
The MarketTerminal PDA software requires minimal bandwidth yet still provides
maximum resilience and reliability. In combination with Direct Push email
functionality available with Windows Mobile 5.0, MarketTerminal Mobile Messenger
represents a valuable all-in-one information and communication tool for
financial professionals who want to stay connected while on the go.
MarketTerminal Mobile Messenger offers in-depth coverage of essential financial
information - real-time prices, news and analytics. It covers 15 exchanges
including the London Stock Exchange, New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, Euronext,
and Deutsche Boerse. In addition to information access, MarketTerminal Mobile
Messenger offers comprehensive functionality to monitor multiple instruments at
the same time as well as setting up live price and news alerts to automatically
monitor the markets for events whilst on the move.
About Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC
Knowledge Technology Solutions PLC is an innovative provider of financial market
data application services and the company is listed on the Alternative
Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: KTS).
Utilising its proprietary advanced technologies, KTS focuses on developing and
providing real-time thin-client market data services to the financial
marketplace by delivering essential market data and news via more cost-effective
KTS differentiates itself from other leading information providers as its
services are technology driven. They are designed to run on standard PCs and
laptops without the need for any installation of dedicated hardware, software or
infrastructure, as the application runs on the server side on powerful clusters
of highly resilient and secure servers.
Financial professionals can log on to KTS's services by using a standard
Internet connection from any geographical location across fixed and wireless
networks. KTS's 'zero-client' application service offers its clients
unprecedented benefits including flexibility and significant cost savings in the
areas of support and maintenance of any market data infrastructure and user
data, as no client-side components are required and upgrades are automatic.
More than 130 client organisations currently subscribe to KTS's financial
information service KTS MarketTerminal.
This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange